In a remarkable example of innovation and environmental stewardship, Harinderjeet Singh Gill, a law graduate turned farmer from Nurpur Bet in Ludhiana, has demonstrated an effective and profitable way to manage paddy straw.
Hyderabad/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reiterated the central government’s commitment to the welfare of the farmers.
Guwahati/IBNS: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has revealed a comprehensive roadmap aimed at integrating farmers into India's thriving furniture industry towards elevating farmers' income and fortifying the state's economy.
Punjab, the land of fertile plains and abundant harvests, finds itself in a paradox of plenty as it watches its small-scale farmers, the backbone of the country’s agrarian economy, struggle with post-harvest losses.
New Delhi: Farmers once again took to protest as many of them from Haryana blocked the national highway to Delhi in Kurukshetra on Monday over the demand for Minimum Support Price (MSP) for sunflower seeds by the Haryana government.
Nashik (Maharashtra): India also needs "smart villages" along with “smart cities,” Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said.
Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government has launched a crucial project to revolutionize the food-processing sector and transform the lives of farmers in the UT, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Monday cancelled the bail granted by a lower court to Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish Mishra, who is accused of killing farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri last year, media reports said.
Muktsar/IBNS: Seven BKU (Ekta-Ugrahan) farmers, who were protesting over the relief for cotton crop loss, were hurt after police allegedly lathicharged them outside the Lambi tehsil office in Punjab's Muktsar district, media reports said.
Firozabad/UNI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday, while appealing to the people to give a second chance to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh, announced that free electricity will be given to the farmers.
New Delhi/UNI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to complete his apology by fulfilling all demands of protesting farmers.
New Delhi/IBNS: Three lives were lost when a truck allegedly rammed into women farmers in Haryana's Jhajjar district Thursday morning, media reports said.
New Delhi/UNI: The Delhi government has decided to compensate all the farmers whose crops were destroyed in the unseasonal rains the national capital received this year.
New Delhi/UNI: Congress general secretary and in-charge of Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Tuesday accused the state government of doing gross injustice to the paddy growing farmers.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court Thursday questioned the Uttar Pradesh government as to how many people were arrested in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence, where eight people including four farmers were killed, media reports said.